Sheet Music – £ – The score for Tuba Concerto for tuba and wind band, by Edward Gregson. This work is dedicated to John Fletcher. Edward Gregson (born 23 July ), is an English composer of instrumental and choral music, Trumpet Concerto, Saxophone Concerto, Concerto for piano and wind · Blazon, Clarinet Concerto, Violin – Tuba Concerto (brass band version); – Tuba Concerto (wind orchestral version); – Variations on. Print and download in PDF or MIDI TUBA CONCERTO. Edward Gregson concerto for Tuba, composed in for famous British tubist John.

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The programme opens with the very agreeable piece by Edward Gregson composed in for brass band and heard here with orchestra.

Edward Gregson – Tuba concerto

His tuba concerto is memorably melodic and heavily but expertly scored a la Hollywood wide-screen. Tuba Concerto 3rd Movement Orchestral Version. The opening chorale passage returns, this time briefly on muted brass, and leads to a middle section which is more chromatic in style and soon builds to a powerful climax, where the opening cantabile theme triumphantly returns.

After a short cadenza, reference is made to the opening of the concerto, and the work ends with a triumphal flourish.


Royal Northern College of Music Principal, — His music conncerto been performed by many orchestras and ensembles worldwide, including in the UK: Download Programme Note Audio Samples: This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat Views Read Edit View history. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

He continues to sit on a number of Boards relating to music education and the music industry.

After a virtuoso cadenza reference is made to concerfo very opening of the concerto before the work ends with a triumphal flourish. This excellent reading makes me realize again what a fine piece this is. There he faced criticism for the appointment of Malcolm Layfield, previously a violin teacher at the College, to the post of Head of Strings, despite Gregson’s knowledge of allegations that Layfield had a history of sexual misconduct against students.

The finale is light and breezy in style, and is cast in rondo form. Royal Academy of Music. The first is in a sonata form shell with two contrasting themes, the first rhythmic in character, the second lyrical. After a brief introduction the tuba announces the main rondo theme, which is dance-like and a little jaunty. Retrieved 13 February The first of these is a broad sweeping tune, the second is jazz-like in style with prominent solos for the clarinet and vibraphone in conjunction with the tuba.

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Tuba Concerto (orchestral version) – Edward Gregson

It has guba performed and broadcast in over 40 countries all over the world. The orchestral version was made in but did not receive its first performance until when it was premiered by its dedicatee, John Fletcher, at the Scottish Proms in Edinburgh with the Scottish National Orchestra, conducted by Sir Alexander Gibson. Allegro deciso, Lento e mesto, Allegro giocoso.

The concerto is in three movements, following the usual, quick-slow-quick pattern: The concerto cncerto in three versions: The first movement has a sonata form shell with two contrasting themes, the first one being rhythmic in character, the second lyrical. Work Details Date of Composition: Allegro deciso, Lento e mestoAllegro giocoso. Each section’s required test piece was composed by Edward Gregson. The second movement unfolds a long cantabile melody for the soloist, which contrasts to a ritornello idea which is announced three times by strings alone.

The Tuba Concerto was originally written in for brass band. The music subsides, returning to the opening chorale and ending peacefully.

The Tuba Concerto has established itself as one of the main works in the solo tuba repertoire.